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Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program News

Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk June 12
Enkianthus flowers

Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hand’s on experience identifying significant landscape plants to expand your palette of offerings for your clients while also scouting for potential insect problems? Join Tawny Simisky, Extension Entomologist, and Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor at UMass Amherst, for a walk around the grounds at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. This will be the perfect time of year to focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that are active.